Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Simon and Schuster, 1998.
When 16-year-old Addie moves to a small town in upstate New York, she expects to find a community of like-minded people. What she finds is a group of people who are determined to keep her out. Addie is the only girl in a boys' school and the only person of color in a town of white folks. The kids at school make her life a living hell, but Addie doesn't give up. She holds out, determined to make her new home her own. And then one day, things change. Addie starts to make friends and the kids at school start to respect her. She finally feels like she belongs somewhere. But can she keep the newfound peace and stability when the townspeople start to pull away? Holding Out is the story of a young girl who finds her voice and her place in the world.; 8vo; FSA.